Black Enrollments Inch Up at the University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin reports a slight increase in black enrollments this semester, despite the fact there was a drop in overall enrollments at the flagship campus. There are 2,093 black students on campus this semester. They make up 4.4 percent of the student body. Last spring, blacks were 4.2 percent of all enrollments.

Blacks make up more than 11 percent of the college-age population in Texas.